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Healthy Digital Media Use Habits for Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers

​​​The American Academy of Pediatrics’ website HealthyChildren.org outlines healthy digital media use for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Read More

May 24, 2018  |  Posted in General

Jen Goettemoeller Departs First Five Nebraska

Senior Policy Associate Jen Goettemoeller leaves First Five Nebraska today after working more than a decade to improve the lives of Nebraska's young children at risk. Read More

May 17, 2018  |  Posted in General

Happy 30th Anniversary Nebraska Family Child Care Association!

NFCCA promotes family child care as a profession, where child care providers can network, have a statewide voice in legislative matters and earn in-service training hours in early childhood education.  Read More

May 03, 2018  |  Posted in General

Adam Feser Joins Policy Staff

We’re happy to introduce our new Policy Associate, Adam Feser. Adam most recently served as Executive Director of  Advocacy Partnership for People with Special Needs, Read More

March 22, 2018  |  Posted in General

Hey, Nebraska…Meet Your Future!

We debuted four video PSAs in a new messaging effort this month that invite us to imagine the important role today's young children will play in our own lives someday. Whether it's as our health care provider, financial advisor, auto technician or construction manager, the start young children receive in their lives affects more than their own life trajectories.

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January 11, 2018  |  Posted in General

Policy Research Analyst and Policy Associate Join Our Staff

We welcome Ben Baumfalk and Elizabeth Lopez Everett to our team. They bring valuable skills and insight to our work to see that all Nebraska children begin kindergarten with the experience they need to become successful students and productive citizens.  Read More

December 21, 2017  |  Posted in General

There's An App for That! CDC Debuts Free App With Learn the Signs. Act Early Program

The Centers for Disease Control has released a free app based on its Learn the Signs. Act Early materials used by Nebraska's Maternal, Infant & Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (N-MIECHV) and  Nebraska Family Helpline. The app helps parents track developmental milestones that can be shared with a doctor or caregiver, decide when to act if they suspect their child had developmental delays and learn tips and activities to promote healthy development.    Read More

December 14, 2017  |  Posted in General

2018 Golden Sower Nominees Announced

Nominees have been announced for the 2018 Golden Sower Awards, Nebraska’s children’s choice literary award for picture books, chapter books and novels. 

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November 01, 2017  |  Posted in General

Today is Read for the Record Day

Today is Read for the Record Day when millions of people read the same book to highlight the importance of early literacy and instilling a joy of reading in young children.  Read More

October 19, 2017  |  Posted in General

Report: 20,000+ Nebraska Children Are Being Raised by Grandparents

Generations United's annual report shows 20,808 Nebraska children are being raised by their grandparents.   Read More

September 21, 2017  |  Posted in General
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